State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating a theft of a motor vehicle. Police said the vehicle was later recovered in a wooded area in Towamensing Township.

The incident happened between Nov. 15 and 18, according to police.

The victim is Timothy Duncan, 54, of Palmerton.

Police said someone stole the purple-colored Dodge Intrepid from AMX Salvage, Lower Towamensing Township.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 1-800-4PATIPS.